16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Story time at the Mentawai tribal home

A Mentawai tribesman siting and telling stories to the future generation. A way to continue the tribal traditions deep in the rain forests which has been home for many generations in the Mentawai chain of Islands in Indonesia. This is an ‘intergenerational’ portrait of the Mentawai.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Siberut, Mentawai, Indonesia
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Ranjan Ramchandani